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Re: 87 & 88 TQ Headlights?

On Fri, 23 Feb 1996, Daniel Hussey wrote:

>        Graydon - How did you get brighter (higher wattage) bulbs to work in the
> re?  I tried the same thing (the yellow bulbs too) and I kept blowing fuses and
> they'd go on and off on me.  I finnally switched back to the dealer ones and ha
> ve had no problems since.  Did you have to use a relay or something?

	I used GE 1003 bulbs.  I don't remember the watts, but they were 
a little hotter than stock, without blowing fuses.  They really don't 
help that much though, so I wouldn't bother with them.  I think that the 
city lights are generally useless.

	Now, to make sure we are all talking about the same thing with
these city lights, here is my ASCII drawing of what I have. 

looking from the front, this would be a driver headlight;

	|	|			|
	|	|			|
	|   X	|	  0		|
	|	|			|
	|	|		*	|
	X = city light - lights up with parking light switch, engine off 
			or on.
	0 = headlight (hi and low beam in the same bulb.)
	* = Euro city light 	(note, I don't have these, but this is where 
				I understand them to be if you have them.)

Are we all on the same wavelength here?

Graydon D. Stuckey								
Flint, Michigan   USA
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage II				
'85 Mazda RX7 GS 12A-leaning-towards-a-13B-soon